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Metadata thesaurus contains terms and expressions required in describing materials. The thesaurus is also suitable for selecting headings displayed in user interfaces.
The thesaurus has been organised according to entity-relationship structure of RDA text and LRM (IFLA Library Reference Model) conceptual model.
The use of the terms in the thesaurus standardises the vocabulary of descriptive metadata and simultaneously harmonises description in order to promote productiveness. The aim of the thesaurus is also to make it easier to produce metadata by collecting vocabulary and expressions needed in description as well as to clarify concepts related to them.
The thesaurus includes terms complying with the RDA description rules.
The thesaurus does not contain vocabulary describing the subject matter of the work, such as index terms.


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